Rachel is a senior at St. Olaf College majoring in Political Science with a concentration in bio-medical studies. She spent the last semester in Ecuador with HECUA working with an organization called CENIT (center for the working girl) and the summer in Vietnam doing medical research in HO CHi Minh City. She is currently an instructor for the Pura Vida program through Healthfinders Collaborative Initiative in Northfield and spends time working with Early Childhood Family Education. She is extremely interested in social issues especially as they pertain to food systems and healthcare.
Anne is a senior at St. Olaf College where she is pursuing a B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Latin American Studies. In addition to STOTalks, Anne is engaged with the Haiti Justice Alliance of Northfield, an international organization working with Haitians to promote sustainable community development and education. Anne will bring passion and dedication to her second year on the STOTalks committee and is excited to collaborate with such innovative and energetic committee members.
Isaac is a junior at St. Olaf College studying Sociology. He recently returned from a semester abroad in Argentina where he studied Spanish, Argentine history, poetry and played Ultimate Frisbee with the champion team of Buenos Aires. At St. Olaf he enjoys acting in various theatre productions and working with the Poetry House.
Steve is a sophomore at St. Olaf College majoring in Chemistry with a concentration in Management Studies. In addition to STOTalks, he is working as an intern at World Food Processing in Randolph, MN, a Student Marketing Assistant at the Piper Center, and does freelance photography and videography. He is also planning on traveling abroad abroad in Denmark next fall studying Neuroscience. With a wide variety of interests, he enjoys spending time backpacking and exploring.
Jane is a junior at St. Olaf College majoring in Economics with concentrations in Historical Perspectives and Management Studies. Currently, Jane is involved in Residential Life and Habitat for Humanity on campus. Interested in learning about obtaining sustainable social justice through the implementation of economic models, she is excited to work with faculty, alumni, and students from the St. Olaf community and learn about their ideas for social innovation and change.
Matthew is a junior at St. Olaf College studying Sociology and Philosophy with a concentration in Film Studies. In addition to doing video work with STOTalks, Matthew is the Multicultural Liaison for the Political Awareness Committee, a participant in the Leaders for Social Change program, a genre director at KSTO, and a member on the TRiO Student Support Services Board of Leaders. Matthew is a dedicated TRiO student and has a deep passion for issues related to economic inequality and racial injustices.